Ethiopia Virtual Fam, North and South

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An overview of travel agent fam trip, April 2008, with Dinknesh Ethiopia.

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2. Getting to ADD

  • Ethiopian Airlines, refuel stop in Rome only, direct from IAD
  • Kenya Airways via NBO
  • Egypt Air (11:30pm from Cairo, 3:30 am on return)
  • Beautiful new-ish airport

3. Hotels in Addis 4. 5. 6. Getting Around North

  • Ethiopian Airlines, scheduled
  • Road, good

7. 8. Bahir Dar 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Gondar 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. Simien Mountains 33. 34. 35. 36. Lalibela 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. Axum 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. Getting to the South

  • Drive from Addis to Arba Minch
    • 500 kms overnight Arbma Minch, then drive for 285 kms to Turmi - Buska Lodge
  • Fly scheduled Addis to Arba Minch, then drive to Turmi. The drive is for 285 kms (145 asphalted and 140 offroad)
  • Fly Charter Addis to Turmi (4km to Buska Lodge)

58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. New Buska Lodge

  • 20 rooms (11 twin and 9 single rooms)
  • En Suite, king size bed with mosquito net
  • Twelve rooms are with sunrise terraces
  • About $90 per night
  • On river about 1km from the main road to Turmi
  • Educating, training and employing 4 local people to be managers per year

76. 77. 78. 79. 80. Questions?